Denzil Fiebig


School of Economics - PhD, University of Southern California | Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (FASSA) | Master of Commerce (Hons), UNSW | Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), UNSW


Micro-econometrics, choice modelling, forecasting, health economics

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About Denzil

​Denzil Fiebig is an econometrician. His primary expertise is in micro-econometrics and in particular discrete choice modelling. He also has research interests in forecasting and applied econometric methods. His recent empirical work has concentrated on health economics with an emphasis on modelling the behaviour ​of individuals and health practitioners as they interact to determine utilization of health care and services. This empirical work has been based on revealed preference data sourced from major population surveys and administrative data bases but Denzil also has considerable experience and expertise in collecting and analysing stated preference data derived from discrete choice experiments.

Denzil Fiebig took up his current position of Professor in the School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School in 2001 having previously held a chair in econometrics at the University of Sydney.  He has served terms as discipline head at both universities and has also held teaching positions at the Universities of Wollongong and Southern California and visiting appointments at the University of Florida (USA), University of Southern California (USA), Tilburg University (The Netherlands), Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) and the University of York (UK).

Denzil's main research areas are econometrics and health economics and associated publications have appeared in journals such as Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics,Review of Economics and Statistics, Marketing Science, Journal Health Economics, Health Economics and Social Science and Medicine. ​

Denzil currently serves on the ARC College of Experts and is on the editorial board for the Economic Record. He was President of the Australian Health Economics Society 2005-10, he has Chaired the Scientific Committee of the Australasian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics since its inception in 2009, was co-chair of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 2013 World Congress held in Sydney and is currently on the Executive Board of iHEA.  In 2003 Denzil was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.